Designating Flag, Division Headquarters, 1st Veteran Army Corps

Description:

Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with red heptagonal applique with a circle cutout in the center (meaning the white circle in the center is the ground fabric). The edges of the heptagon are concave. White paint outlines seven red spears (applique fabric) that extend from the circle and terminate at each angle in the heptagon. Green laurel leaves painted in the white circle. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Div Headquarters 1st Veteran Army Corps." The flag has machine-stitched seams.

Date Made: ca 1890-1897

Maker: Robert C. Toy

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: FlagsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War

Subject:

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Exhibition:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25258BCatalog Number: 25258BAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (heading material)paint (laurel material)paint (outline of spears material)Measurements: overall: 74 1/2 in x 56 3/4 in; 189.23 cm x 144.145 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-bfa4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1377818

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